There has been a fair bit of change for our little family to contend with over recent weeks. As a result this is my first blog post in a long while, and the first opportunity I've had to reflect on the impact of those changes. From a personal point of view, I've taken on an… Continue reading All change to our family routine
I turn away for one second and 'bang'. Here we go again. My one year old boy is flat on his back and screaming after crashing to the floor. His big sister seized her opportunity to stick the boot in, literally, and is looking up at me with her guilt-ridden eyes. I scoop the boy… Continue reading Does my daughter not like her baby brother?
I've read a few blogs recently about how you can make the morning school run a stress-free operation. I found that on the whole I was already putting into practice much of the advice. But as many of you will no doubt agree there are some mornings where, despite your best efforts, you end up… Continue reading One of those mornings
I can't believe how quickly it came and went - but thankfully it turned out to be the weekend we'd all been hoping for. I'm not entirely sure why, but we decided to celebrate our boy's first birthday and have his christening on the same weekend (Feb 11-12). And not only that, we had to… Continue reading A weekend to remember
On Saturday my little boy turns one. If he'd gone full term we'd actually be celebrating this milestone next month, but like his big sister he was too impatient to wait around in mum's tummy. In fact, sibling rivalry had already kicked in with my son arriving one day earlier than the girl - four… Continue reading 12 months on since we completed the set
Unlike Bob Geldof I quite like Mondays. I like them a lot now I don't have to endure the dreaded nursery drop-off followed by a rage-filled morning commute. Mondays are full of fun, full of laughs and full of the joys that being a stay at home dad brings, in the main. Here's how today… Continue reading A day in the life of a stay at home dad